Board Member

With three decades of experience, Tom Jocelyn is a recognized expert in the field of electrical contracting. In 1992, Tom became President of Scientific Electric Company and he is a Managing Member of ComRent NY. Tom is also past-President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Westchester Licensed Electrical Contractors Association. Tom notes “Twenty years ago, through my own family experiences with cancer, I saw first-hand the needs and challenges a family with a critically-ill child faces.” On his own, Tom hosted and ran numerous successful cancer fundraisers. He was introduced to Friends of Karen in 2012 through his membership in the Somers Lions Club and since then, he has been riding in the annual two-day Journey to the Heart Bike Tour, which raises funds and awareness for the organization. Tom’s enthusiastic, committed and continued drive to raise funds and support Friends of Karen earned him the group’s Humanitarian Award at their 2015 gala.  Tom’s involvement with Friends of Karen extends to his family. His wife has served on various special event committees for the organization and assists the group in a variety of other endeavors. Tom said “I have long considered myself an unofficial ambassador of Friends of Karen and now becoming a board member will further enable me to help Friends of Karen grow and be able to support people in need.” Tom attended SUNY Stony Brook and is a licensed Master Electrician. He lives in Yorktown Heights, NY with his wife Lisa and two children.